Black History Month

Lesson Plan: Social justice through the lens of the Black Panthers

Lesson Plan

Students will hear from Stanley Nelson, director of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” who discusses the role social justice plays in documentary filmmaking. Continue reading

20 pertinent classroom resources for Black History Month

Article

Bayard Rustin, seen here in 1964 surrounded by young people before a demonstration, was a a civil rights and a gay rights activist and chief…read more

Why we shouldn’t forget that U.S. presidents owned slaves

Video

In honor of Black History Month, poet Clint Smith and Harvard University doctoral student, offers his take on the history of racial inequality in the United States. Continue reading

A Mathematical Representation of the March on Washington – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson uses math to help middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities to understand the significance of the March on Washington. Continue reading

Montgomery police honor civil rights history in officer training

Video

In Montgomery, Alabama, County Police Chief Kevin Murphy recognized that many of his younger police officers were not aware of the turbulent civil rights history of their city. Continue reading

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.